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What will I learn?

The University has been developing research collaborations with strategic partners around the world and the provision of dual PhD programme is part of our efforts. When pursuing our dual PhD programme, students are provided with the opportunities to undertake their research projects in HKBU and one of our international partners. It helps broaden their horizons and enrich their culture exposures.

Currently, the University partners with three universities to offer dual PhD programmes in Drug Discovery/Biomedical Sciences and Related Themes, namely Ohio State University (OSU), Georgia State University (GSU) and University of Technology Sydney (UTS).

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science

Study options

Full Time (Variable - to suit the learner)

Tuition fees
HK$42,100.00 (4,25,898) per year
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Hong Kong Baptist University

Kowloon Tong,

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants seeking admission to the PhD degree programme should possess: a master’s degree from a recognized university or comparable institution; or a bachelor’s degree with first class honours from a recognized university or comparable institution; or any other qualification deemed by the Graduate School to be acceptable for this purpose. English Language Requirements: a minimum score in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) at 550(PBT)/79(IBT) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) at 6.5.

For international students

Applicants should possess the following qualifications in the related fields:

  1. A master’s degree from a recognised university or comparable institution; or
  2. A bachelor’s degree with first class honours from a recognised university or comparable institution.

Language Proficiency Requirement

HKBU /Ohio State University (OSU) USA: A minimum of 79 for Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) (IBT)*.

HKBU/Georgia State University (GSU) USA: A minimum score at 550 (PBT)/ 79 (IBT)* for TOEFL or 6.5 for International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

HKBU/University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia: A minimum of 6.5 for International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with writing ≥ 6.0

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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